If not for one heroic Golden Retriever, a lost and frightened baby koala might have died.
Asha, the hero in question, likely picked up the koala after it fell out of its mother’s pouch, the Daily Mail reports. Owner Kerry McKinnon found Asha with the tiny joey clinging to her fur.
“She looked a bit guilty when I came out to see what was going on. Her expression was hilarious,” McKinnon told News Australia.
With temperatures dropping to as low as 41 degrees Fahrenheit in the Australian state of Victoria, the koala, “never would have made it through the night,” McKinnon said. Add to that, the threat of roaming foxes and other predators, and Asha came along just at the right time.
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